Course Overview

This half day pasta making class will teach you the art of perfect pasta, leaving you feeling confident when creating pasta from scratch at home.

Taught by one of our team of expert local chefs, you’ll leave the day ready and inspired to create your own pasta at home. Explore shapes and styles, including flavoursome filled ravioli, which you can then vary as seasonal ingredients change.

Techniques learnt

  • How to make a perfect pasta dough for great results every time
  • Confidently use the pasta machine
  • Hand rolling pasta
  • Creating a variety of pasta from tagliatelle, ravioli and farfalle
  • Making authentic ravioli
  • Cooking pasta perfectly

On the day you will be making

  • Ravioli with a spinach, butternut squash and ricotta filling
  • Tagliatelle with a classic tomato, basil & parmesan sauce

This half day course is designed to give you total confidence in using all of these techniques. The aim is that you can go home and repeat the recipes for family and friends time and again.

(Please note, we reserve the right to alter the dishes covered in the course, to meet the dietary requirements of our guests).

For this pasta making class all equipment and ingredients will be provided as well as an apron to use during the class. You will then be able to sit down and enjoy your efforts in our private dining room.

Your chef tutor

This pasta making course is taught by one of our team of expert local chefs. With many years of experience between them, covering everything from top restaurant service to catering for royalty, you’ll be in the hands of experts. They are all passionate about teaching aspiring chefs and home cooks and make the day a fun and vibrant experience. If you’re looking to learn professional tips and techniques, these are the experts to learn them from.

About your day

Our cookery courses take place on the Catton Hall Estate. On the picturesque Derbyshire and Staffordshire border, we are only minutes from the A38. We also have plenty of free parking.

You’ll have the support of our “kitchen fairies” who’ll ensure you have everything you need. We’ll provide an apron for the day, and all the equipment and ingredients.

You’ll be sitting down together during the day to eat the dishes you’ve created. We’ll also provide wine and soft drinks.

Our half day morning courses run from 9am to 12pm. Join the team for early morning refreshments from 8.45am.

Our half day afternoon courses run from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Join the team for refreshments from 1.15pm.

Book your place

No prior experience is necessary for this Pasta Making course. This course is a wonderful experience, as you will be able to learn from a master, meet new people, and enjoy some delicious food and wine along the way.  Book online or call us on 0123 711681.